CBS Entertainment President Glenn Geller Stepping Down

Update: Kelly Kahl Named CBS Entertainment President

Glenn Geller, CBS Entertainment president, is leaving the network.

CBS said Geller, who Geller stepped into his role in September 2015, succeeding Nina Tassler, “advised” the network that he is stepping down. The two parties are in discussion over a production deal with CBS Television Studios.

Geller joined CBS in 2001 as director and vice president of current programming. He had been executive vice president of current programming for CBS Entertainment and CBS Television Studios before moving up to the entertainment president’s post.

Geller went out on medical leave in March following a mild heart attack and was due back on the job in late May.

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Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.